Protecting Your Diesel Fuel Storage Tanks From Water Contamination

March 28th, 2017 - admin

One of the biggest threats to your diesel fuel storage tanks is water contamination. When water penetrates your storage tanks, it can degrade your supply and lessen the performance of all vehicles that use your product. It is crucial that your fuel storage tanks are properly maintained. The following will help you better understand how to keep your diesel fuel storage tanks free from water contamination.

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A Farmer’s Guide To Buying Bulk Diesel Fuel

March 28th, 2017 - admin

Purchasing diesel fuel is a large expense for many farmers. Some farmers spend six figures on this product every year. To reduce the annual cost of diesel, farmers should consider buying this fuel in bulk. There are a few other things farmers can do to save money on this energy source and increase profits.

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5 Essential Facts About Gasoline That You Should Know

February 20th, 2017 - admin
Man pumping fuel into vehicle

Thanks to internal combustion engines and petroleum products, the United States has been leading the oil and gas industry over the last century. The U.S. oil industry powers a vast majority of vehicles. Large oil companies such as Shell, ExxonMobil, and British Petroleum garner billions in revenue annually. This vast growth has spread across the globe and increased production of oil and gas products. These companies are also responsible for the spread of automobile use to some of the most far-flung regions of the world.

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Understanding The Basics Of Diesel Fuel Systems

February 6th, 2017 - admin
diesel fuel systems

Oil derivatives are the dominant source of fuel for transportation systems. You have probably seen news coverage of “hydrogen” and “electric” powered vehicles, but these sources are still very much in their infancy. Gasoline is the primary fuel source for cars, trucks, and other passenger vehicles, but regular gasoline systems are not the only systems available. Diesel systems are the preferred types for commercial vehicles, cargo ships, and trains.

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How To Use And Store Gasoline Safely

February 6th, 2017 - admin

Gasoline is flammable and can be very dangerous if not handled or stored correctly. It is imperative that anyone who works around or uses fuels understands how to handle them. A simple mistake can have serious consequences. The following will teach you how to stay safe while handling and storing gasoline.

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Understanding The Differences Between Diesel Fuel Types

January 12th, 2017 - admin
wholesale diesel fuel in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and Louisiana

Determining which type of diesel fuel is right for your fleet can be difficult. There are so many varieties on the market today and fuel formulas have undergone immense transformations in recent years. It can be difficult to understand the differences between just a few types, which include low sulfur, dyed, and undyed. Informing yourself on the differences will help you prevent the expense of making the wrong choice. The following will help you distinguish between types of diesel fuel and decide which variety is best for your fleet.

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Important Safety Information About Underground Fuel Storage Tanks

January 12th, 2017 - admin

Underground storage tanks full of crude oil or other toxic chemical substances can be safety risks to people residing near their location. Storage tank testers must attempt to determine if a property houses a buried storage tank, if it is in operation, and what material it contains. All of this information must be included in his or her assessment. The tank should be examined for leaks, particularly if tests have never been conducted, if the tank is worn out, or if it is unused. The following is some important safety information that anyone dealing with fuel storage tanks should know.

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Techniques For Finding And Drilling Crude Oil

December 5th, 2016 - admin
rig drilling for oil

The formation of crude oil, a combination of carbon and sulfur compounds, takes many centuries to happen. The earliest efforts to extract this lucrative material took place during the latter part of the 19th century. The methods used to locate this resource basically involved blind speculation and instinct by seasoned experts. Nevertheless, we continue to use many similar techniques today to extract crude oil from the earth. The following are three common techniques for finding and extracting this important commodity.

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Understanding How Red Diesel Can Benefit Your Business

December 5th, 2016 - admin
red diesel a better option for construction businesses

If you own a construction company or work with farming equipment, you could be spending more on your fuel purchases than is necessary. Red diesel fuel is another option that can help you save money. This fuel has an identical chemical makeup to No. 2 diesel oil, except for the addition of red dye. Red diesel is less expensive due to its versatility for use in off-road automobiles, which makes it unaffected by state road taxes. If you are interested in using red diesel, it is important to know what type of equipment it powers and the commercial regulations surrounding the fuel.

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Distinguishing Between Diesel Fuel And No. 2 Fuel Oil

November 11th, 2016 - admin

All types of fuel are sourced from crude oil. The different types fall into one of two groups called residual or distillate. These terms are based on how the the products are made. No. 2 fuel oil is traditionally used in heating buildings and is chemically similar to diesel fuel. Although there are similarities, it is important to understand the differences between diesel fuel and No.2 oil. Read on to learn more about the similarities, differences, and uses of these two varieties of fuel oil.

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